XBLA Today: Serious Sam Double D XXL, Capcom Arcade Cabinet: 1987 Pack


Two new games have made the Xbox Live Arcade a more retro-tastic place today.

First up is Serious Sam Double D XXL, a side-scrolling shooter based on the popular Serious Sam series. Like it’s first person shooter sibling, Double D XXL isn’t at all serious and promises crazy things like a chainsaw yo-yo and a butter gun.

Serious Sam Double D XXL is available to download for 800 Microsoft Points ($10):

Serious Sam explodes into the second dimension using everything in his arsenal to battle the legions of Mental’s horde. Let the heavy ordinance fly in this side-scrolling shooter featuring all the over-the-top action of the Serious Sam series. Stack guns one on top of the other, up to 6 GUNS HIGH, and take down unrelenting waves of beasts. Bring a friend for two-player action, and upgrade your guns to fire deadly acid rockets, cybernetic bees, chainsaw yo-yos, even pats of butter and much more!

Also available this week is the first installment in the Capcom Arcade Cabinet. The “1987 Pack” includes 1943: Battle of Midway, Black Dragon, and Avengers. It can be had for a handful of quarters or 400 Microsoft Points or $5:

Capcom’s pedigree arcade games are back! Take on players from around the world in “score attack” and even play together with online co-op! (Only for titles that support this feature.) Check out these classic games, now loaded with a “casual mode” geared towards newcomers and other new features. Try out Black Dragon, 1943 and Avengers!

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John Scalzo is Warp Zoned’s Editor-In-Chief and resident retro gaming expert. You can follow him on Twitter or email him at john AT warpzoned DOT com.

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